Yale Class to Donate 100k

Students who applied to the Yale College seminar "Philanthropy in Action" were in for a surprise when they saw the course's syllabus: members of the class would have the opportunity to distribute $100,000 to charities of their choosing. The course is the recipient of a grant from the Once Upon a Time Foundation, which gave between $50,000 and $100,000 to similar courses at eight universities this academic year. By allowing students to donate such large sums of money, the foundation hopes to motivate them to engage thoughtfully in philanthropy. Read more. (01/26/12)

Find legal resources on: